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BLACK GLAM: Rebekah Aladdin on beautifying Black Hollywood

Johnny Wright is back with another installment of Black Glam and this time, he is sitting down with celebrity makeup artist, Rebekah Aladdin, to...
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BLACK GLAM: Celebrity makeup artist DeeDee Kelly on beautifying Black Hollywood

Johnny Wright is back with a new episode of Black Glam where he will takes us inside the world of celebrity styling and shares...
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BLACK GLAM: Costume designer Brea Stinson reveals how she built her enviable empire

Black Glam is back with another installment and this time, celebrity stylist Johnny Wright sits down with costume designer to the stars, Brea Stinson to find to how she built her enviable empire. ...

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President Trump took to Twitter on Friday to ask who popular TV personality Joy-Ann Reid was after her guest-host stint on Chris Hayes’ MSNBC show, All In
As Saturday Night Live gears up for its season opener, one of its new hires is facing a fiery backlash for his history of making racist and homophobic remarks.--Former NBA star Al Harrington says LAPD targets him for being...

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Supermodel Naomi Campbell takes spotlight at London Fashion Week

Model Naomi Campbell took center stage at London Fashion Week on Saturday night with a...
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Twitter roasts Kanye West after images of new ‘Yeezy Crocs’ leak

Twitter users have dubbed Kanye West's new footwear "Yeezy Crocs" and have delivered scathing first reviews

Mom scores $255K settlement after being fired for demanding private place to pump

All Tabetha Tyndale wanted was a private place to pump breast milk for her 10-month old son at her job as a nurse at the Extended Managed Long term care, a Staten Island home health care company. Instead Tyndale, 30, was let go just because of the simple request. On Sept 5, Tyndale reached an agreement with her previous employee for an estimated $255,000 pay out and the victory is heard by breast feeding mothers all over America.
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Slutty Vegan founder pays off balances of 30 more Clark Atlanta students

The founder of popular Atlanta restaurant The Slutty Vegan made headlines this month after helping a Clark Atlanta University junior pay off his outstanding tuition fees. Now she's back, and doing it again - for 30 more students!
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Mississippi students walk out to protest end of faith program

In what may be a nationwide first, a group of students in the small town of Tylertown, Miss., are staging a walkout because of the end of their beloved religious program.

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NFL star Chris Smith breaks his silence with heartfelt IG post about girlfriend who was killed in front of him

NFL player Chris Smith breaks his silence about the recent loss of his girlfriend and newborn daughter's mother.
New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown adjusts his gloves while working out during an NFL football practice, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass. Brown practiced with the team for the first time on Wednesday afternoon, a day after his former trainer filed a civil lawsuit in the Southern District of Florida accusing him of sexually assaulting her on three occasions. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) thegrio.comvideo

Antonio Brown speaks out after explosive rape allegations from his former trainer

Antonio Brown says he’s still taking the field and suiting up for the first time...
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Former NBA star Al Harrington says LAPD targets him for being Black

Ex-NBA player turned cannabis tycoon, Al Harrington, believes the LAPD’s got it out for him.--Beyond...

Disqualification of curvy Black student athlete in Alaska gets reversed

Is it reasonable to disqualify an athlete for having a bigger rear than their other teammates? Well apparently, someone in the Anchorage School District thought so, and now their decision to disqualify a Black female athlete for "exposing too much of her buttocks" had been reversed due to public outrage.
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Kobe Bryant apologizes after criticism for calling out a middle schooler on Instagram

Kobe Bryant’s trying hard to win over the internet after he seemed to chide a 7th grade basketball player on Instgram earlier this week.

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OPINION | “All wealth ain’t the same”: A look at billionaires Byron Allen and Jay-Z

Antonio Moore's new video series on theGrio discusses economics, politics, and wealth in a way...
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Jay-Z rumored to acquire ‘significant ownership interest’ in NFL team as part of new deal

After Jay-Z recently announced a deal with the NFL encompassing entertainment and social justice, rumors are swirling that the rapper might become part-owner of an NFL franchise.
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Serena Williams invests in Black start-up that could save lives of expectant mothers

Last year, in her now widely cited op-ed for CNN, Serena Williams revealed to the world...
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Baltimore sisters get Walmart cheesecake deal from biz they started during government shutdown

Nikki Howard and Jaqi Wright made the best of their furlough time during the government shutdown earlier this year and now they've turned their cheesecakes into a booming business
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A Sad Day: Ebony to auction off its prized photo archives to pay creditors

Ebony’s photo archive that depicts the history of African American life is set to go on auction in July, is approval is received by the bankruptcy court.